Each year 27 applications are selected to receive Presidential Fellowships. Awards will be equal to the cost for tuition for one graduate semester hour during the term of award.
Students who wish to apply for the Presidential Fellowship must have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and completed at least 6 graduate hours at St. Edward's University by the end of the Fall 2014 semester. Students who are newly admitted into the Graduate program or who will not complete 6 Graduate hours until the end of the current term are not eligible to apply at this time. Award also requires a graduate GPA of 3.5 or better.
Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of the quality of the applicant's essay.
Applications will be solicited, received and processed each term for the following term by Student Financial Services. Applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by the Presidential Fellowship Committee.
Fall candidates: April 15
Spring candidates: Nov. 1
Essays should be at least one page in length (200 minimum words-300 maximum words).
Essay question: How will you use your graduate degree to extend the St Edward’s University Mission in your life and career?